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  • Jewish Learning Exchange recovers from car crash

    By Aron Chilewich

    July 8, 2015 | 3:32 pm

    The floor of the sanctuary was filling with water. Debris was strewn across the sidewalk and front entrance. There was a car where the staff’s office used to be. 

    But that could wait. Rabbi Avrohom Czapnik, director of the Jewish Learning Exchange (JLE), had a 6:30 a.m. class to...

  • Small Sacrifices

    By Rabbi Avrohom Czapnik

    March 14, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    This week, we begin "Vayikra," the first book of Leviticus, the third book of the Torah. This section of the Torah is filled with many fascinating and important Torah concepts that we can relate to, including the laws of lashon hara (the prohibitions against speaking ill of others),...

  • Stolen Chanukah

    By Rabbi Avrohom Czapnik

    December 6, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    As we prepare for the start of Chanukah this Sunday night, with menorahs, dreidels, presents and latkes, I wonder if we realize that Chanukah was stolen.

    Hopefully, we will enjoy the Festival of Lights -- the candlelighting, family time, delicious foods, and, yes, even the gelt and...